Elk General B Tag Season

Units 45 and 52
Elk B Tag - Smoky-Bennett Zone 2500 Tags

Non-resident tag quota of 12,815 total elk tags. See the Nonresident Tag Quotas for availability.

11/1/2019 - 11/30/2019

Species
Elk (Cervus canadensis)
Antlerless Elk
Only elk without antlers or with antlers shorter than 6 inches may be taken in any season which is open for antlerless elk only.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles

Units 45 & 52 ONLY

Units 45 and 52
All of Units 45 and 52. Area Size: 1,357,111 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 45 52

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Take Method Unit Harvest Hunters Success% Days Antlered Antlerless %Spike %6+Pts
2018 Any Weapon 45 0 3 0 10
2018 Any Weapon 52 0 1 0 1
2017 Any Weapon 45 0 7 0 45
2017 Any Weapon 52 0 2 0 2
2016 Any Weapon 45 0 10 0 31
2016 Any Weapon 52 0 5 0 5
2015 Any Weapon 45 6 0 64
2015 Any Weapon 52 3 0 3
2014 Any Weapon 45 0 1 0 2
2014 Any Weapon 52 1 3 52 6 1
2013 Any Weapon 45 0 7 0 27
2013 Any Weapon 52 0 1 0 6
2012 Any Weapon 45 0 1 2
2011 Any Weapon 45
2011 Any Weapon 52
2010 Any Weapon 45 0 0 0 0
2010 Any Weapon 52 0 0 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 45 0 16 0 62 0 0 0 0
2009 Any Weapon 52 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
2008 Any Weapon 45 334 1545
2008 Any Weapon 52 40 164
2007 Any Weapon 45 44 303 14.5 939 41 3 97.6 0
2007 Any Weapon 52 5 63 7.9 185 5 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 45 45 267 16.9 38 100 0
2006 Any Weapon 52 5 40 12.5 5 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 45 24 171 14 662 20 4 100 0
2005 Any Weapon 52 3 35 8.6 90 1 2 100 0
2004 Any Weapon 45 28 114 24.6 450 27 0 100 0
2004 Any Weapon 52 3 39 7.7 94 2 1 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 45 25 176 14 864 24 1 100 0
2003 Any Weapon 52 7 73 10 297 6 1 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 45 23 172 13 846 22 1 100 0
2002 Any Weapon 52 3 75 4 407 3 0 67 0
2001 Any Weapon 45 30 127 23 595 22 8 100 0
2001 Any Weapon 52 6 59 11 263 4 2 100 0
2000 Any Weapon 45 28 26 2 93 0
2000 Any Weapon 52 7 6 1 100 0
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Elk Tag
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Elk Tag
  • Adult Elk Tag
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 60.32 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 818,666 acres   60.3%
Graph illustrating 34.21 percent Private 464,212 acres   34.2%
Graph illustrating 4.61 percent State of Idaho 62,562 acres   4.6%
Graph illustrating 0.49 percent State of Idaho 6,618 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.18 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 2,391 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 1,589 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent Other 681 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent State of Idaho 241 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 150 acres   0%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.